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Downtown

Low-rises, high stakes

Just inside the newly constructed lobby of the Brighton Block, right beside the main doors, there is a concrete wall curiously dotted with engravings of pigeon silhouettes. “When we got this building, the wall that was here was so covered with pigeon

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Glow Edmonton 2019

This year I attended Edmonton’s “Glow” event for the first time. It was absolutely magical. I went with four of my closest friends, and we had an incredible time exploring the different light displays. The displays were beautiful and more

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Culture

Alexisonfire: Resurrected

Alexisonfire to play Rogers Center on Jan. 22 with The Distillers the griff: You’re the backbone for a few legendary Canadian bands — Alexisonfire (AOF) and Billy Talent — and have announced a string of shows with Alexisonfire across Canada

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Culture

Edmonton’s Prop Museum

You could take your date to another movie — not a bad option if you snag one of the Cineplex Great Escape packages from the Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) — but if you want a truly behind-the-scenes cinematic experience, then

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Culture

Halloween guide

‘Tis the season to get your spooky groove on with many of Edmonton’s fun-filled nights of Halloween. So, whether you’re looking for a bone-chilling night that’ll make the Sanderson Sisters proud or you prefer evenings that aren’t so hair-raising, I’ve

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Culture

Music for a cause

BandSwap YEG is holding its fifth annual fundraiser at Station on Jasper on Saturday, Oct. 5. A unique charity event in support of the Boyle Street Community Services, BandSwap brings together various musicians from across Edmonton and puts them into

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Downtown

Revitalization for whom?

Three years after its opening, it seems the dust has settled around Rogers Place. It has not taken long for the arena to establish itself as an integral part of the downtown scene — in spite of the constant construction

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Downtown

A tale of two cities

It’s easy to see the changes to Edmonton’s downtown skyline over the last few years. Cranes have been a constant while the new Stantec Tower and JW Marriott hotel and residences were constructed, topping off at 66 and 56 floors,

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Downtown

Safe substance use

It has been a year since two supervised consumption sites opened in Edmonton at Boyle Street Community Services and the George Spady Centre. These two sites were quickly followed by the opening of two more at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

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